Kuala Lumpur, 27th August 2019: SAY Aspire which’s an initiative by Entrepreneurship Selangor Under Selangor Youth Community in collaboration with Proficeo, Sunway Group and Menteri Besar (Incorporated) Selangor has conducted SAY ASPIRE PITCH@ISTANA.
SAY ASPIRE is an accelerated business development programme that aims to accelerate the growth of Selangor export ready companies led by youths, to penetrate the overseas market through business expansion and export strategy.
The first of its kind in the country, Pitch@Istana is the final stage of pitching session in which 5 companies will be selected as winners. These winners will be receiving the benefits of access to the procurement teams, opportunity to pitch for investment, personalized coaching and mentorship by seasoned entrepreneurs and industrial experts and collaborative networking.
Pitch@Istana which was modelled after the Picth@Palace under the Duke of York was judged by His Highness The Crown Prince of Selangor, Tengku Amir Shah Ibni Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj, YM Raja Hamzah Abidin, Co-Managing Partner of RHL Ventures, YBhg Mr Fong Leong, Chief Operating Officer of Segi Value Holdings Sdn Bhd, YBrs Madam Anna Teoh who is the Malaysia’s largest Musang King Exporter, YBrs Dr Sivapalan Vivekarajah, Chief Angelist & Master Coach of Proficeo, YBrs Puan Dzuleira Abu Bakar, Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre and YBrs Mr Amran Yem, Senior Director Transformation and Digital Trade Division of Malaysia External Trade Development Cooperation.
The five winners of SAY ASPIRE PITCH@ISTANA are NIQA, Palm Fiber, Potonguler, ILuvQuran and Citarasa Milennium.